Video: Why are urban MLAs leaving the Sask. Party?

Recently, two Sask. Party MLAs declared they would be running for the Conservatives in the next federal election. The moves were questioned by the NDP, but there’s further been a wider trend of urban MLAs leaving the Saskatchewan Party. In the latest episode of In Session, Murray Mandryk and Dave Fraser discuss what the departures […]

Video: Capital Pointe: Reginans assert ‘Wow’ like Owen Wilson

Wow. On Saturday, about 100 people gathered after months of anticipation to stare at the Capital Pointe project site and assert ‘Wow’ in the style of American actor Owen Wilson. The planned construction of Capital Pointe, a 27-storey condominium and hotel complex, was declared in 2009 for 1971 Albert St. The Plains Hotel, that was formerly […]

Estephan’s attempt does the trick in Broncos’ OT triumph over Hurricanes

SWIFT CURRENT — Giorgio Estephan finished what he started from his past group on Saturday night. After scoring two fresh goals, Estephan completed his hat trick 9:38 into overtime to give the Swift Current Broncos a 4-3 WHL championship triumph over the Lethbridge Hurricanes ahead of 2,890 fans at the sold-out Credit Union iplex. Swift Current […]

Sixties Scoop survivors meet with Sask. authority to discuss apology

A group of Sixties Scoop survivors is optimistic about the road to an apology after a meeting with the provincial government. The recently formed Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Saskatchewan (SSISS) sat down with members of authority on Thursday to share their personal stories of survival and discuss what needs to happen ahead of a meaningful […]

Don’t underestimate the wit and wisdom of puppets

Recently I watched Kermit the Frog do a TED Talk. If this piques your curiosity, the talk is simple enough to find online. Kermit’s addition to the TED canon is called “The Creative Act of Listening to a Talking Frog,” and it’s not bad. I guess I had assumed that my days of learning life […]

Mandryk: When pipelines are more about politics, it hurts Moe’s cause

As nimble-footed as Premier Scott Moe may be, hopscotching the political lines of the Trans Mountain pipeline debate requires a kind of balance best don’t possess. And one now wonders whether the Saskatchewan premier has been tripped up by the notion of passing a law announcing he won’t trade with an additional province. Admittedly, Alberta and […]

Letters to the editor: April 21, 2018

What you did to honour 16 lives missed too soon saved multiple others Over the past little while, Canadians from over the country got together in grief following the tragic event that took the lives of 16 people and injured 13 others. The defeat of life and the extent of severe injuries among the Humboldt […]

Timely goal gives Broncos 1-0 series lead over Hurricanes

SWIFT CURRENT — Aleksi Heponiemi gathered a fantastic time to score his first-ever WHL championship goal. The import forward buried the eventual game-winner with 8:49 left in the third stretch Friday night, propelling the Swift Current Broncos to a 3-2 triumph over the Lethbridge Hurricanes in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final. It was […]

Nipawin moves in front in SJHL final

The Nipawin Hawks are one victory away from an SJHL title after Friday’s 3-1 home-ice victory over the Estevan Bruins. Nipawin assumed a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven league final. Game 6 is set for Sunday, 7:30 p.m., at Affinity Place in Estevan. Estevan’s Michael McChesney opened the scoring 2:24 into the game. Nipawin responded […]